War Horse is based on the celebrated novel by Michael Morpurgo. Actors, working with magnificent, life-sized puppets, lead us on a thrilling and emotional journey through history. A remarkable tale of courage, loyalty and friendship. At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. He's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land.
SESAME STREET PRESENTS ELMOS WORLD TOUR
From 28/06/2013 to 1/07/2013
The Sesame Street gang have circled the globe and now bring this live musical stage show back to Australia by popular demand! Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, Grover, Zoe, Cookie Monster and Elmo use the letters of the alphabet to navigate a voyage through imagination that takes them to far away lands. Elmo and his friends have fun learning how people sing and dance and say hello in different places, but things dont go to plan when Cookie Monster eats a letter of the alphabet. Can Abby Cadabby find the right spell to help? Along the way, audiences will also delight in hearing a sensational tale from The Count and help some travelling rubber-duckies find a place to stay with Bert and Ernie. Featuring a bunch of classic Sesame Street songs alongside catchy new tunes, Sesame Street Presents Elmo's World Tour is sure to delight Sesame Street fans of all ages.
South Pacific Return Season
From 10/09/2013 to 1/11/2013
After 7 Tony Awards ® and sell-out seasons on Broadway and the West End, the Lincoln Centre Theater’s stunning production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific returns in 2013. With unprecedented critical acclaim, the 2012 premiere season in Sydney sold-out and due to overwhelming demand, a return season at Sydney Opera House has been announced for September 2013. Starring Teddy Tahu Rhodes, South Pacific will play the Sydney Opera House for a strictly limited season from 10 September, 2013. With a superb 34-piece orchestra playing what is undoubtedly one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most glorious scores, this will be your last chance to see this truly extraordinary production.
From 10/03/2013 to 9/06/2013
The Addams Family, Broadway’s smash hit musical comedy brings the deliriously delightful world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and Lurch to spooky and spectacular life. Starring JOHN WATERS, CHLOË DALLIMORE and RUSSELL DYKSTRA , The Addams Family will make its Australian premiere in Sydney in March 2013 at the Capitol Theatre. The Addams Family features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet,smart young man from a respectable family. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia.
From 11/06/2013 to 23/06/2013
SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW is a breathtaking spectacle of beautifully crafted comic images, restoring childish wonder in people of all ages. Following his sensational performance as part of Cirque du Soleil’s Alegria, Slava went on to create his own SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW which has become a multi award-winning international sensation, delighting and thrilling audiences in more than 80 cities around the world, from London’s West End to Sydney and from New York to Moscow. SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW is a fusion of traditional and contemporary theatrical clowning arts. The show brilliantly creates a world of wonderment and fantasy that transports the audience to a joyous dream-like place, where a bed becomes a boat in a storm-tossed sea; a woman is wrapped in cellophane and becomes flowers in a vase; a child walks in amazement inside a bubble; Slava boards a train and then becomes the train, his chimney-pot hat billowing smoke; and a web of unspun cotton envelopes the audience.
From 25/06/2013 to 26/06/2013
DIRECT FROM CUBA, BALLET REVOLUCIÓN - THE SHOW THAT HAS TAKEN EUROPE BY STORM RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA IN 2013! After its acclaimed world premiere tour throughout Australia in 2011 and then subsequently sold out seasons in London, Paris, Zurich, Berlin, Frankfurt and Vienna in 2012, the international Cuban sensation Ballet Revolución returns in 2013 with an extensive tour of Australia.
Freuds Last Session
From 14/08/2013 to 8/09/2013
C.S Lewis meets Freud in a new Australian production of the Off Broadway smash hit, 'Freud's Last Session'. This award-winning play centres on legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud, who invites a young, little-known professor, C.S Lewis to his home in London as WWII is about to start.
From 10/09/2013 to 15/09/2013
STOMP is back, and it’s better than ever! Following their acclaimed performance at the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, STOMP returns to Wellington, Auckland, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney this August and September with new routines, new choreography and new music. Wordless, witty and fun, STOMP has become a global phenomenon over the last 22 years. Its universal language of rhythm, theatre, comedy and dance has resonated with audiences throughout the world, setting feet stamping, fingers drumming and adrenalin rushing for over 15 million people in 48 countries across 5 continents.